Issue Brief 16-08
February 25, 2016

On February 18, 2016, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) published a notice in the Federal Register seeking comments on a new formula for two grant programs: State Councils on Developmental Disabilities, and Protection and Advocacy Systems. According to ACL, it is proposing changes because the current formula relies on outdated information and undercounts the population of individuals with disabilities. The new formula would take effect in fiscal year (FY) 2017.